Gallery view

1936 Mar.

Means, Oliver W.

Aftermath of the great Hartford Flood Flooded streets in downtown Hartford, pumping water with a steam pump (near corner of Trumbull and Jewell Streets)

Hartford (Conn.) - From a series of images of the great Connecticut River flood of 1936. Most images were possibly taken by Oliver W. Means and printed as real-photo postcards, however at least one appears to have been purchased.

Blanchard-Means Family Papers

1927 May 10

Worders, A. S.

Letter from A. S. Worders to W. E. B. Du Bois

Waterbury (Conn.) - Writing on behalf of members in the Brass City Club of Waterbury who wish to donate funds to support flooded districts in New Orleans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Mar.

Means, Oliver W.

Aftermath of the great Hartford Flood Flood waters and National Guardsmen arriving (probably State Street)

Hartford (Conn.) - From a series of images of the great Connecticut River flood of 1936. Most images were possibly taken by Oliver W. Means and printed as real-photo postcards, however at least one appears to have been purchased.

Blanchard-Means Family Papers

1936 Mar.

Means, Oliver W.

Aftermath of the great Hartford Flood Rowboat on flood waters (near corner of Gold and Trumbull Street)

Hartford (Conn.) - From a series of images of the great Connecticut River flood of 1936. Most images were possibly taken by Oliver W. Means and printed as real-photo postcards, however at least one appears to have been purchased.

Blanchard-Means Family Papers

1927 Nov. 5

Connecticut River during flood crest in Hadley, Massachusetts

Massachusetts - A farmhouse stands on a tiny patch of land which has not yet been inundated by the Connecticut River in flood crest during the New England Flood of 1927. Photographed by Edward H. Young of the Class of 1928.

University Photograph Collection

1936 Mar.

Means, Oliver W.

Aftermath of the great Hartford Flood Deep flood waters (corner of Trumbull and Jewell Streets)

Hartford (Conn.) - From a series of images of the great Connecticut River flood of 1936. Most images were possibly taken by Oliver W. Means and printed as real-photo postcards, however at least one appears to have been purchased.

Blanchard-Means Family Papers

1927 Dec. 28

Bondy, Robert E.

Letter from Robert E. Bondy to Tuskegee Institute

Washington (D.C.) - From General Reconstruction Officer Robert Bondy, to R. R. Moton. Concerns treatment of African Americans in the aftermath of the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927, formation of advisory committee to Red Cross, planned survey of situation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Mar.

Means, Oliver W.

Aftermath of the great Hartford Flood Crowd gathering near a National Guard truck

Hartford (Conn.) - From a series of images of the great Connecticut River flood of 1936. Most images were possibly taken by Oliver W. Means and printed as real-photo postcards, however at least one appears to have been purchased.

Blanchard-Means Family Papers

1936 Mar.

Flooded building and church

Massachusetts - Floodwaters surround and inundate a church (background) and a building as the Connecticut River crests during the Flood of 1936. Photograph donated by Everett Kosarick.

University Photograph Collection

1927 Dec. 22

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964

Letter from Herbert Hoover to Tuskegee Institute

Washington (D.C.) - From Hoover, United States Secretary of Commerce, to R. R. Moton. Concerns treatment of African Americans in the aftermath of the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927, formation of advisory committee to Red Cross, planned survey of situation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers